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post #1 of 6
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I'm getting my opteron wireless, looking at some wireless cards. I have a decent DLink router, and I'm not sure as to whats good in the way of the actual wireless receivers themselves..check some out.

http://wintroniccomputers.com/wintro...0641384e0b0012
I like the price, is it a decent card?

http://wintroniccomputers.com/wintro...017e29fbf6000c
I like the price again, work OK?

The signal only needs to be carried to my basement, which if you count going through the floor is about 10 feet
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post #2 of 6
I have owned both cards and both gave me good reception form my Belkin G router.

The only reason I switched from my Airlink is go get the TrendNet as it works with Linux and the Airlink didn't (at the time)
post #3 of 6
http://www.buy.com/prod/d-link-dwl-g.../10354295.html

9.99 after rebate

and free after google checkout

i currently have 2 netgear cards, and they work pretty awesome. i dont know the bench marks, but they're good enough to play cs - source on. and they pretty much own my notebook which has some iintel wiress in it.
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post #4 of 6
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I live in canada, buy.com is a no go.

So either of those are cool then?
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post #5 of 6
wireless cards dont always perform to the specs written on paper. the best way to find out is reading reviews of what people experience with them.




the treadnet one reviews:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...37;2bTEW-423PI

as for the airlink one, it seems okay to me, can't really find any good reviews on it.

the treadnet one, people complain that the signal strength on it it weak, so out of those two i would go for the airlink.
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post #6 of 6
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I might drop the 50 bucks and get a Dlink, not sure yet.
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